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Head of Programs at Anglican Council in Malawi

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  • Lilongwe
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Anglican Council in Malawi

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant positions existing in the Anglican Council in Malawi Secretariat (Lilongwe).

1. Head of Programs (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

The Head of Programs (HOP) will report to and work under the general supervision of the General Secretary and will receive technical guidance and support from him and other relevant technical specialists within the Secretariat. The main responsibilities of the HOP shall be to provide strategic leadership. integration of multiple projects or programs, and operational management of the ACM’s Country program in line with the ACM’s Strategic Plan.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective coordination and planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects’ activities. in conformity with ACM’s policies and program strategies
  • Participate in, and oversee the development and implementation of individual projects’ objectives, work plans. budgets and ongoing project reviews;
  • Recommend changes to ongoing projects that appear to be on schedule or producing unsatisfactory results; Effective management of budgets assigned to the projects.
  • Manage efficiently the human resources of the projects including recruitment. performance and talent management aspects.
  • Represent the Anglican Church in general, and Anglican Council in Malawi in particular, at a variety of internal and external events and meetings as appropriate/as delegated by the General Secretary.
  • Effective management of programs budgets, expenditures and overall monitoring and evaluating of program quantitative and qualitative process indicators.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to the project teams and where necessary. to the stakeholders of the projects including relevant government agencies and other key institutions and stakeholders.

Qualifications and experience

  • Must be at least 40 years of age with Masters’ Degree in Economics, Sociology, Rural Development, Business Administration. Development Studies. Project Planning and Management or a relevant field; with minimum 5 years work experience: OR A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (sociology, rural development, economics, and development studies) with minimum 8 years work experience in progressively responsible position relevant programme.
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully coordinate and strategically integrate multiple development projects at institutional level
  • Experience in building and maintaining partnerships with Government, other development partners and the private sector.
  • Proven extensive experience in resource mobilization;
  • Practical experience in applied research and monitoring and evaluation of one or more of the following areas; health and education services, social welfare, governance and/or socio-economic strengthening programs;
  • Proven experience in program planning, budgeting, budget monitoring and grant compliance.
  • Proven experience in planning and management of disaster and relief programs.
  • Appreciation of budget variance, management accounts, quality assurance and operational auditing.
  • Proven experience in procurement planning and supply chain management; and
  • Appreciation of quantitative and qualitative data management and analytical skills. including proficiency in the use of common data management software such as SPSS and STATA.

NOTE: Those who applied before on this position are not encouraged to reapply.

Appointment and Remuneration

All the positions are three-year contract subject to renewal based on performance: and meeting agreed performance targets, Successful candidates shall be offered attractive salary and benefits in accordance with the Anglican Council in Malawi Condition of Service.

Method of Application

Applications including detailed CVs, photocopies of relevant certificates and names and contacts of at least three most recent traceable referees should be sent to:

The General Secretary,

Anglican Council in Malawi,

Box 31120, Lilongwe 3:

E-mail:, not later than 6 January 2023.

Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be shortlisted.